Common Name(s): Eastern White Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus strobus
Distribution: Eastern North America (also widely grown on plantations throughout its natural range)
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-4 ft (.6-1.2 m) trunk diameter (historically older-growth trees were much larger)
Average Dried Weight: 25 lbs/ft3 (400 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .34, .40
Janka Hardness: 380 lbf (1,690 N)
Heartwood is a light brown, sometimes with a slightly reddish hue, sapwood is a pale yellow to nearly white. Color tends to darken with age. Eastern White Pine has a faint, resinous odor while being worked. It is one of the most common woods used in construction in the USA.